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John Ritter returns to TV in a genial sitcom, playing an aide to a senator (Gaynes). His life is somewhat complicated by his wife (Post)'s father (Asner) having spent a long stretch in ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Ritter ...  John Hartman 54 episodes, 1992-1995
Markie Post ...  Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman / ... 54 episodes, 1992-1995
Billy Bob Thornton ...  Billy Bob Davis 54 episodes, 1992-1995
Clark Duke ...  Elliot Hartman 54 episodes, 1992-1995
Justin Burnette ...  Ben Hartman 40 episodes, 1992-1994
Beth Broderick ...  Dee Dee Starr / ... 36 episodes, 1992-1994
Doren Fein Doren Fein ...  Carson Lee Davis 34 episodes, 1992-1995
Conchata Ferrell ...  Dr. Madeline Stoessinger / ... 33 episodes, 1992-1995
Leslie Jordan ...  Lonnie Garr 27 episodes, 1993-1995
Wendie Jo Sperber ...  Mavis Davis 23 episodes, 1992-1993
Adam Carl Adam Carl ...  Adam Carlson 23 episodes, 1992-1993
George Gaynes ...  Senator Strobe Smithers 23 episodes, 1992-1993
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Storyline

John Ritter returns to TV in a genial sitcom, playing an aide to a senator (Gaynes). His life is somewhat complicated by his wife (Post)'s father (Asner) having spent a long stretch in prison for financial impropriety, and her somewhat-unnecessary attempts to re-integrate him into society. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al senador, ni caso See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The series started out as a Washington political satire taking place in a Senator's office and then changed to a small town newspaper office. See more »

Quotes

Lee Ann Starr Folsom: Reed, no one's going to get naked on a party barge in the middle of November!
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.14 (2010) See more »

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I'm confused
25 October 2000 | by Prozacc2See all my reviews

Who can help me with this? I just saw my first ever episode of this show on USA and rather than Washington, they appear to be working at a small-town newspaper. Is this one of those "the-pilot-wasn't-that-great-so-let's-completely-rework-it-into-a-new-theme" things?


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